The Wheaton High School FIRST robotics team, the Knight Riders, team 5115 won the FIRST Chesapeake District Southern Maryland Competition at Oxen Hill competition. Coming back from seventeenth place at the beginning of the day sunday, to a win. Near the end, the Knight Riders overcame the number 1 team at the event, ILITE robotics, […]
Today marks the end of the build season, we made and accomplished many difficult things and we came together to create a robot that will, through our designs, function how we want. Thank you to all of our sponsors and members of the team. We wish a good competition season to all of FRC. Here […]
We are making good progress and hopefully be done in time for the end of the build season on next Tuesday.
The new game has been announced and we are working hard to develop solutions to problems that this challenge presents. if you would like to learn more about this year’s challenge, please visit the FIRST Robotics page on this year’s competition.
Excited about the design of the robot for this year’s competion!
The Wheaton High School Robotics Team build season kicks off this Saturday, January 6th. This year’s rulebook and the challenge will be announced then. we will post periodic updates on the challenge and our efforts to the problems that we face.
Our second competition of the year at South River H.S. was invigorating! We placed 7th out of 38 teams during the qualification matches and we won the finals! Congratulations to the Knight Riders! Overall, we had a record of 14 wins, 5 losses, and 0 ties. We also ranked 10th in OPR (Offensive Power Rating). Thank you to […]
The kickoff for the 2017 FIRST competition started on January 7th, and we are working diligently for the build season. The overview of our plan for the build season is: Week 1 – Choose strategies, work on high level design, learn the game rules, and quizzes on the game rules. After the first week, no high level […]
2016 is coming to an end! When we get back from winter break, we have a lot to do and catch up on. For the past few weeks, we focused on designing and building robots revolving around the 2011 FRC game. When we come back, we will review past solutions and other teams’ robots from the 2011 game […]
The photos and videos from the Parkland STEM Night have been uploaded into our libraries. Go check them out! We have completed the launcher designs for our robot and now, we are going through a mini build season. In order to train and hone our skills, we are using the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition game […]